Seminole County

Seminole County schools to give thousands of meals to students amid coronavirus outbreak

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. — Seminole County officials are doing everything they can to help those in need during the coronavirus pandemic.

The school district will begin passing out meals to students next week from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at seven different schools.

The district is trying to make sure that kids who rely on food programs don’t go hungry while classes are suspended.

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You can read on your school’s meal distribution point here.

Officials are also looking for donations to help stock the pantries at individual schools.

The county is continuing to monitor the virus and have taken protective measures including: specialized training for employees, procurement of personal protective equipment for first responders, implementation of emergency response plans, and provision of community workshops to prevent the spread of COVID-19, according to Seminole County officials.

There are eight reported positive coronavirus patients within the county as of Thursday.

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Christopher Boyce joined WFTV in January of 2019.